George L. Beatty, 80 passed away peacefully Sunday evening at his home. He was born February 23, 1939 in Punxsutawney, Pa., a son of Harry and Josephine Flick Beatty. George attended Woodrow Wilson High School and worked for several steel companies in the area. In 2007, George retired as a pump operator for the Mahoning Valley Sanitary District. He was a member of Faith Community Church, and enjoyed bowling, belonging to several league. His wife the former Lois S. Sparks, whom he married Oct 16, 1965, passed away April 26, 2008. He leaves to cherish his memory his children George L. Beatty II, Robin Reiner and Paula (Doug Ewing) Beatty, grandchildren Denise Marie (Roberto Mendoza) Beatty, Kristin (Tim) Gibson, George Beatty III and Ryan Reiner, and great grandchildren Ava, Aaron, Anthony, Lola and Daisey. Besides his parents and wife, George is preceded in death by a daughter Barbara Ann Beatty and brothers Jack (Pat) Beatty and Harold (Patty) Beatty. Friends may call from 2 to 4 Sunday and from 12 to 1 P.M. Monday at the Fox Funeral Home, 4700 Market St. Boardman. Funeral services will be officiated by Pastor Mike Zabel at 1 P.M. Monday at the Fox Funeral Home. Interment will take place at Lake Park Cemetery.
Material tributes can be made in George’s memory to the Food Pantry at Faith Community Church, 1919 East Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown, Ohio 44502
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